This years convocation of Tribhuvan University shan’t be held at Kirtipur. TU officials have shifted the ceremony at Dasharath Stadium and this ceremony scheduled for December 29 has been expected to be different than previous ones as the graduates shall have different experience vowing outside the premises of the institution. This shifting is supposed to have done to minimize the cost of 40th convocation.
Around 8,000 students are are expected to participate in the ceremony. 53,178 students had graduated from the university from June 13, 2013 to May 2014. Similarly, the Education Minister Chitra Lekha Yadav had led the TU Senate meeting in August and it has endorsed the grace list of 52nd cohort of the different tiers, Bachelors’ to PhD level students. TU stands as the oldest and lasted university of the nation. The University has issued a notice on Saturday and has asked students to collect their gown from the Office of the Controller of Examination. The collection shall start from 18th December.
Had the ceremony taken place at University, Kirtipur-based venue, the cost would have amounted to Rs 4 million as per the board of directors while it has reduced now substantially to less than Rs 1 million when declared to be conducted at the national stadium.
Tribhuvan University (TU) has decided to shift the venue for its 40th convocation ceremony scheduled for December 29 from Kirtipur to Tripureshwor-based Dasharath Stadium in order to minimise its cost.
Of the total 53,178 students who graduated from the university from June 13, 2013 to May 30, 2014, some 8,000 students have applied to participate in the programme. The TU Senate meeting led by Education Minister Chitra Lekha Yadav in August endorsed the grace list of 52nd cohort of the Bachelor’s to PhD level students who graduated from the country’s oldest and largest university. Issuing a notice on Saturday, the university asked the students to collect their gown from the Office of the Controller of Examination for ten days starting 18th December.
Last year too the university conducted its convocation in the stadium to cut down costs. It costs around Rs 4 million to hold the ceremony in the Kirtipur-based venue but the same costs less than Rs 1 million in the stadium.
The Faculty of Education with 20,261 students tops the list of graduates participating in the ceremony, followed by Management Faculty with 14,503 students and Humanities and Social Sciences with 10,979 students. Similarly, 3,612 students from Science and Technology stream, 1,836 from Engineering, 1,057 from Medicine and 480 from the Faculty of Law are in the grace list.